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Project managers: Get involved in an Erasmus+ project!

In three years, Esben Skov Laursen and Lasse Christiansen, design and technology lecturers at UCN, have managed the Erasmus+ project TEFFIC. The project seeks to improve the alignment between the teaching at educational institutions and the industrial demands that have occurred because of digitization – often referred to as Industry 4.0. The result of TEFFIC…

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The gain of working across cultures

In Erasmus+ project, organisations work together to develop and implement innovative practices. However, the projects do not solely concern the outcomes of the project. On an organisational level, the Erasmus+ projects are expected to have positive effects for the partners involved in the project. In TEFFIC, the primary goal was to improve the alignment between…

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Research, study programs, and industry: what is the connection?

TEFFIC is an Erasmus+ project by six educational institutes for higher education that educate graduates who are about to enter the industry. The project aims to improve the alignment between educational institutions and the industrial demands that have occurred because of digitization. To reach this aim, the members of the TEFFIC project have created a…

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Training e-learning solution

The TEFFIC project have developed a pedagogical framework for meeting the specific challenges when training Industry 4.0 related subjects. This e-learning platform conveys the specific TEFFIC knowledge through 12 elements covering different subjects which in sum provide competence in planning, developing, implement and evaluate Industry 4.0 training programmes. As you can see, a short YouTube…

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Final conference TEFFIC

The end of the teffic project is approaching. This means that the results and findings will be compiled and discussed in detail at a final conference. What the conference entails and how it will proceed can be found below. Everyone is welcome! Hope to see you there.

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Educational institutions and the industry

With help from companies, educations can support digitization in practice Currently, many industries are undergoing technological changes, and for this reason the need for digital skills are becoming more crucial. As LEAN specialist at Siemens Gamesa, Tommy Kusk Larsen has experienced the demand for technological skills and challenges that can arise from digitalisation processes at…

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Pilot case Thomas More: Introduction to mechatronics

The new industrial revolution has arrived. In Industry 4.0, man and machine come very close to each other. There is a shift from mass production to personalised mass industry, an industry that can ensure more employment for Europe. Preparing students for this is very important. that is why we, as the Belgian partner, have developed…

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Discover how the framework of the TEFFIC project is used in real life.

An interview with Lasse Christiansen, lecturer within the department Design and technology, University College of Northern Denmark. What was the purpose of running pilots? The pilots served as an experiment, where we test our developed educational framework and training material. The goal was to test whether the students learned what we intended in an engaging…

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Pilot case University of Flensburg: Authentic Task Design For The 4.0-Mindset of TVET-Teachers

The Institute of Vocational Education, Work and Technology (short: biat; Berufsbildungsinstitut Arbeit und Technik of the Europa-Universit├Ąt Flensburg) was not hit that hard by the pandemic situation than other educational institutions in Germany. The infrastructure of decentral e-learning via Cisco-Webex and the online transfer-tool of Moodle was already in use, and known to lecturers and…

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Pilot case TALTECH: Digital manufacturing

Under the framework of the TEFFIC project the pilot Digital Manufacturing was executed at TALTECH. The course is tought in the educational program of Integrated Engineering (BSc level). The aim of the course was to develop the knowledge and skills for the applications of digital manufacturing principles that can be useful for the enterprises. There…

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